Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 139 130
Rank change year-on-year -27 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 20 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 1.03% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 5.02% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 50 40
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.91% -14.67% -2.28%
10th Percentile £370 £255 £312
90th Percentile £523 £468 £526
England median daily rate £450 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.41% -1.82% -

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 863 1,075 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.07% 20.42% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 574 532
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £391 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% +0.32% +11.43%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £200
90th Percentile £538 £540 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 53
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £24.50 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.27% -4.52% +12.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £9.45
90th Percentile £50.23 £43.75 £44.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +41.71%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 5 £438 +75.00%
Coventry +11 4 £413 +55.66% 2
Warwickshire -8 4 £494 +28.25% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Project Management
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE
6 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) PMO
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (15.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
8 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
9 2 (10.00%) Capita
9 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (10.00%) Firewall
9 2 (10.00%) Wireless
9 2 (10.00%) WAN
9 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (10.00%) PMP

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (15.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Junior PMO
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) PMO Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) PMO Lead
3 2 (10.00%) PMO Manager
3 2 (10.00%) PMO Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (15.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
8 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
8 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Capita
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Epicor
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) VMware